Global Pet Foods collects three kinds of information from this website: (1) your voluntarily provided personal information; (2) anonymous non-personal information; and (3) “cookie” based information.
(1) Personal Information: Global Pet Foods does not automatically collect personal information, such as name, address, phone number, email address and other personally identifiable information, from its visitors (“Personal Information”). From time to time, Global Pet Foods will collect Personal Information that is voluntarily provided by its visitors in filling out contest entry forms and subscribing to newsletters and other activities carried out on the website. Global Pet Foods will only collect and use such Personal Information solely for the purpose(s) disclosed by Global Pet Foods at the time of collection and only after the visitor has voluntarily agreed to such collection and use, by clicking “I agree” on the online form or in writing if entering via faxed or mailed form. Global Pet Foods also sometimes uses email addresses that have been voluntarily provided by its visitors to respond to visitors who communicate with us, to inform winners of contests or to subscribe to newsletters. All emails from Global Pet Foods to its visitors include instructions on how to discontinue receipt of emails, newsletters and other communication from Global Pet Foods and visitors can discontinue such communication at any time. Email addresses from visitors who wish to discontinue receipt of Global Pet Foods emails will be removed from Global Pet Foods distribution list and data bases. All Personal Information that may identify a visitor and has been collected with the visitor’s consent by Global Pet Foods is not disclosed in any identifiable form to any other party outside the company except for the fulfillment of the specific purpose identified to the visitor at the time of collection. However Global Pet Foods may disclose such information in anonymous, aggregated and nonpersonally identifiable form to other parties for marketing, advertising or other purposes and to better understand the visitor’s use of the website. To request that Personal Information be changed, removed or updated in the Global Pet Foods databases, please click here and fill out the form provided.
(2) Anonymous Non-Personal Information: When visitors visit the website, anonymous, non personal information about their visit is automatically collected. Such information may include the length and date of the visit, how the visitor navigated the website, what pages the visitor viewed, the type of browser being used by the visitor, the type of operating system used by the visitor and the domain name of the visitor’s Internet service provider. Global Pet Foods uses this Anonymous Non-Personal Information to track the success of its website with its visitors and to better tailor the website to visitors’ needs and interests. This Anonymous Non-Personal Information may be shared with other parties, such as broadcasters, advertisers, sponsors and partners.
Protection of Visitors’ Personal Information: Global Pet Foods protects the Personal Information it collects with appropriate technological, physical and administrative safeguards to protect if from unauthorized disclosure or use. Access to Personal Information collected by Global Pet Foods is limited to authorized individuals and stored on its databases, which are protected by firewalls and are password-secured. Global Pet Foods retains the Personal Information only for as long as is required for the purposes identified at the time of its collection and consented to by the visitor providing it or as otherwise required by law. Once Personal Information is no longer necessary for the purposes consented to by the visitor, it is Global Pet Foods practice to delete it from its data bases or systems or make it anonymous.
Linked Websites: This website may be linked to other websites. These linked websites are not under the control of Global Pet Foods and are required to have their own privacy policies. Visitors should ensure that they read and understand how their Personal Information may be collected, used, and disclosed by the linked websites as Global Pet Foods is not responsible for and shall not be held liable for any procedures, policies or activities of any websites linked to the website.